A festive trip to Leeds Castle Christmas market

Leeds Castle, in Kent, has a history of festive indulgence. When Henry VIII visited, on his way to the opulent ‘Field of Cloth of Gold’…

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Double the camp, double the fun: Cinderella (the Pantomime) at Greenwich Theatre, London

Pantomime has come of age since I last experienced the genre. Friday’s press performance of Greenwich Theatre’s Cinderella was a rip-roaringly splendid evening of sparkly…

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Christmas theatre for families in London, 2017

If you want to catch the best in Christmas theatre for families this year, head to London. With an estimated 230 theatres in the UK…

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Backyard Cinema’s Winter Night Garden

Our last post before Christmas is on a gorgeous festive experience we had at the weekend. Backyard Cinema, a pop-up auditorium at south east London’s…

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Gifts for travel-loving families

What do you buy for the family that loves to explore the world? It’s not always easy to choose gifts for people who try to…

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Skating at the Tower of London ice rink

For a few weeks of every year, part of the moat around the Tower of London is transformed into a frosty blue lake for skating…

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Santa Claus and the Night Before Christmas at the Watford Colosseum

We’re delighted to be joined by a guest poster today: Joanna Witt, freelance journalist and editor of Panorama Road – a site for parents who…

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How to have a magical Christmas

If you’re looking for ways to to create a magical Christmas, look no further. Prompted by the wonderful Stephanie, who writes and edits Life at…

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London Winter shows for families

Now that Hallowe’en has passed, there’s no excuse: it’s time to plan some Christmas treats. I’ve been scouting around to find out the pick of…

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